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Live Live Well schedule

Live Live Well schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 14, 2019


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Valentines for Vets

Valentines for Vets

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 7, 2019


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On February 6, 2019, Glenbard South celebrated Valentine’s Day early with the annual Valentines for Vets. Dozens of students gathered to create homemade valentines for veterans. Students took their time and made thoughtful cards, while also enjoying snacks and refreshments. Junior Prius Parmar said “Val...

GBS Academic help centers

GBS Academic help centers

Will Coleman, News Writer

February 3, 2019


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Many students have heard about Glenbard South’s resource centers, such as the the AP Cafe, the Writing Center and the Math Lab; however, most students never actually seek out these learning resources. These resource centers have been very good places to get academic help if one has been struggling...

Hospital price disclosures

Hospital price disclosures

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

February 3, 2019


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Beginning on January 1, 2019, Medicare has begun requiring hospitals to disclose all pricing information online and make electronic medical records easier to access for patients due to a new bill called the “Inpatient Prospective Payment System Rule.” This new bill will also require pricing to be...

Government shutdown

Government shutdown

Gabby Reese, News Writer

February 3, 2019


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With the government shut down and President Trump blaming the Democrats for not paying for the wall, some unseen effects have risen. The TSA has claimed that airports will now be uncharted territory, with thousands of employees calling out of work at day 31 of the government shutdown. The TSA ...

Gratitude day 2018

Gratitude day 2018

William Coleman, News Writer

December 13, 2018


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    On Wednesday November fourteenth, Glenbard South held its annual Gratitude Day in the commons, where students wrote thank you notes to a teacher. This event was sponsored by  Students for Students, the Principal’s Advisory Council, the Advocating Charity Through Service Committee, The Council ...

California camp-wildfire

California camp-wildfire

Gabby Reese, News Writer

December 10, 2018


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CNN posted a video of a man and woman driving through what looks to be a wall of fire in Paradise, California. With the fire finally calming down, dangers of the recent rains can cause flooding and mudslides. The camp fire destroyed over 10,000 homes, leaving families homeless with nearly 1,000 peop...

Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

December 3, 2018


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Robert Bowers, 46, entered into the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 27th. Armed with an assault rifle and three handguns, he opened fire on worshippers while shouting anti-Semitic remarks. Eleven people were killed, and seven were injured, resulting in the...

Thanksgiving Schedule

Thanksgiving Schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 17, 2018


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Turkey day is almost here! School will begin with a normal schedule on Monday the 19th along with the PLC schedule. Tuesday, the 20th, will follow the regular schedule. There will be no school on the 21st through the 23rd, Wednesday through a Friday. School will resume on November 26th. ...

Lake Geneva ice castles

Lake Geneva ice castles

Will Coleman, News Writer

November 5, 2018


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This winter, Lake Geneva will be hosting a winter spectacle for all to see. The lake will be transformed into a frozen fairytale land featuring stunning ice castles. The castles will be made entirely by hand, created by arranging 10,000 icicles to provide structure before spraying them with water. Over ...

Sears files for bankruptcy

Sears files for bankruptcy

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

November 5, 2018


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    The 132 year old massive retail company, Sears, officially filed for bankruptcy on Monday, October 15. After struggling for several years and drowning in debt, a large $134 million dollar payment was the straw that broke the camel’s back, and the filing came up in federal court that morning...

Parent-teacher conference schedule

Parent-teacher conference schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

October 21, 2018


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Actual conferences will take place in the evening, 4-8pm on Wednesday and 2-6pm on Thursday....

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